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The Lookout | December 7, 2019

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Staff Editorial

Editorial: Just agree to disagree

October 21, 2019 |

Activist and political movements over the past few years have transformed the way society collectively speaks and acts toward one another. This newfound awareness and compassion toward different cultures, races, disabilities, genders, politic affiliations and more have both enhanced and … Read More

Editorial: Impeaching ‘Mr. President’

October 8, 2019 |

Only two presidents have been impeached in the history of the United States. The first was Andrew Johnson in 1868 and the second was Bill Clinton in 1998.  Both impeachments occurred under dubious circumstances, and neither president was convicted of … Read More

EDITORIAL: Lawmaker’s comments vile

March 1, 2019 |

A West Virginia legislator is under fire after making several anti-LGBTQ comments in the media.

Eric Porterfield, a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, is being condemned by Democrats and Republicans alike.

In an interview with … Read More

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pets are not necessarily good holiday gifts

November 30, 2018 |

An adorable puppy or cute kitten sounds like the perfect Christmas present; that is until it chews up your furniture the next day, or has an accident on your carpet.

According to MLive, the Humane Society and other animal shelters … Read More

Editorial: Synagogue shooting saddens

November 2, 2018 |

Another act of hate was committed Saturday, Oct. 27 in Pittsburgh.

Worshippers gathered at the Tree of Life synagogue for a service that started at 9:45 a.m. A shooter entered the building, yelling anti-semitic remarks, and made an attack that … Read More

Staff Editorial: Supporting Kavanaugh for Supreme Court sends bad message

October 4, 2018 |

The list keeps getting longer.

Harvey Weinstein, Larry Nassar, Bill Cosby, Matt Lauer and Donald Trump are just a small sampling of the hundreds of powerful men who have been the subject of sexual assault, harassment or misconduct allegations in … Read More

Staff Editorial from The Lookout: Teachers need supplies, not guns

March 15, 2018 |

Every time there is a school shooting, the idea to either post armed guards or arm school faculty enters the debate.

The Lookout staff sternly opposes the concept of arming schoolteachers and expecting them to defend students in … Read More

Editorial: Nassar gets what he deserves

January 26, 2018 |

Dr. Larry Nassar, formerly employed at Michigan State University, was sentenced on Jan. 24 to 40 to 175 years in prison for seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Nassar pled guilty to 10 counts back in November: seven in … Read More

The Lookout staff editorial: Mass terrorism brings controversy

November 16, 2017 |

In recent years, the U.S. has been plagued by record-breaking mass shootings, protests turned violent, bombings and vehicular manslaughter.

The U.S. has had three of the deadliest mass shootings within the past year and a half.

First … Read More

The Lookout’s Nov. 6 Staff Editorial: ‘Tis the season to lend a hand

November 2, 2017 |

The holiday season is always one of the hardest times of the year for poor or underprivileged families. Many charitable organizations do their biggest drives and fundraisers during this time of year to meet the increased need.

The … Read More